Payne Family Medical Expenses

Updated January, 2020:

Tammy was diagnosed with  Stage IV breast cancer (mets to lungs) in March of 2015.  Within a year, Jimmy was diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease.   This has taken a toll physically, emotionally, and financially on both of us. 

Tammy has treatments every three weeks at Georgetown.  She also sees her oncologist every six weeks, has a CT scan every three months, an echocardiogram every three months, and a bone scan ever nine to twelve months.  In addition, she sees multiple specialists.

Jimmy sees his neurologist every few months.  He also sees a few specialists besides his neurologist.  As a result of the disease, he has had to  cut back on his work hours, and he is in the process of applying for Social Security disability, which will cut our income by $800 per month.

There are also medical expenses not covered by insurance that add up.  We have done everything we can to cut expenses, and continue to look for more options to do so.  It's very difficult, though.  Every little bit adds up, and helps.  We are so very appreciative of all of the assistance we have received in the past.


  • Linda Keyton 
    • $100 
    • 25 mos
  • Anna Grow 
    • $50 
    • 30 mos
  • Rob Babiak 
    • $50 
    • 30 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $10 
    • 38 mos
  • Agnes Johnson 
    • $50 
    • 42 mos
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Tammy Footen Payne 
Waldorf, MD
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